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CIS of Nevada Recognized by Nevada Association of School Boards for Outstanding Contribution to Public Education

CIS of Nevada CEO and State Director, Tami Hance-Lehr honored with Executive Director’s Award during awards reception

CIS of Nevada CEO and State Director, Tami Hance-Lehr honored with Executive Director’s Award during awards reception

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CIS of Nevada raises over $920,000 at annual fundraiser Today for Tomorrow: Together, honoring CIS founding chairperson, Elaine Wynn

Communities In Schools of Nevada has raised over $920,000 during its annual Today for Tomorrow fundraising campaign and gala, in support of more than 75,000 vulnerable students statewide. This year’s record-breaking amount exceeds the nonprofit’s 2019 fundraising amount by more than 30 percen... Learn More

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Willis-Grimes Western Nevada Executive Director

CIS Western Nevada also launches the first “CIS Academy” in Washoe County for the 2021-2022 school year. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director of (CIS), announces the appointment of Nicole Willis-Grimes to executive director for the organization’s Western Nevada affiliate.

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CIS of Nevada names Debbie Palacios, accomplished education leader and a former director with CCSD, Southern Nevada Executive Director

Superintendent Jara, others, offer congratulations to Palacios and recognize retiring Southern Nevada executive director, Cheri Ward, for her decade of service to the nonprofit. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director for Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), announces the appointment of Debbie... Learn More

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Neal Resource Development Director

Raymond Specht, founder of Specht Leadership Consulting and chairman of the board of (CIS), the fifth largest state office of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization with affiliate offices in in the Clark, Elko, Humboldt and Washoe County school districts, announces the appointmen... Learn More